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How Pepe Marais Went From Bankruptcy To Founding Joe Public And Becoming An Entrepreneurial Success After being bankrupt in 2009 Pepe, along with his partners, turned their business around to being one of the best advertising agencies in South Africa.

By Daniel Newman

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We interview entrepreneur Pepe Marais, who co-founded Joe Public, one of the biggest independently owned advertising agencies in South Africa. After being bankrupt in 2009 Pepe found his life's purpose and not only turned his business around, but his entire life. It's all documented in his booked titled Growing Greatness, which is a must read.

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